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#Startups and tech

# startups-and-tech - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Fleet is partnering with Toyota as it expands its car hire service
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Fleet is partnering with Toyota as it expands its car hire service

Sep 17th 2019, 4:00 PM 595 Views 0 Comments

The car-sharing app is looking to expand further through partnerships and has its eyes on the UK.

Dating app Tinder is building out a safety and moderating team in Dublin
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Dating app Tinder is building out a safety and moderating team in Dublin

Sep 17th 2019, 2:00 PM 966 Views 0 Comments

The unit is based at Match Group’s European base in the Irish capital.

# startups-and-tech - Monday 16 September, 2019

Offr wants to bring much-needed tech to online property buying
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Offr wants to bring much-needed tech to online property buying

Sep 16th 2019, 1:00 AM 2,353 Views 0 Comments

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out promising companies that are emerging from Ireland.

# startups-and-tech - Friday 13 September, 2019

Medtech reps warn the industry is facing a 'cliff edge' with incoming EU rules
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Medtech reps warn the industry is facing a 'cliff edge' with incoming EU rules

Sep 13th 2019, 8:43 AM 259 Views 0 Comments

Critics say bottlenecks in compliance checks could lead to a shortfall in medical devices.

Food firm Strong Roots has raised over $18m to become a 'household brand' in the US and UK
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Food firm Strong Roots has raised over $18m to become a 'household brand' in the US and UK

Sep 13th 2019, 8:41 AM 676 Views 1 Comment

The company recently rolled out its frozen vegetable products in 3,000 US stores.

E-scooter giant Lime has been on the charm offensive to get on Irish streets From Business ETC

E-scooter giant Lime has been on the charm offensive to get on Irish streets

Sep 13th 2019, 1:00 AM 3,291 Views 0 Comments

The company is keen to launch scooter-sharing in Ireland but has no plans for bikes.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Your crash course in... Stripe's ambitious bid for fintech dominance beyond payments
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Your crash course in... Stripe's ambitious bid for fintech dominance beyond payments

Sep 12th 2019, 5:00 PM 1,583 Views 0 Comments

The Collison brothers have launched credit cards and loans to expand the company’s remit.

Medtech startup CroíValve has raised €4m to kickstart its first human trials
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Medtech startup CroíValve has raised €4m to kickstart its first human trials

Sep 12th 2019, 9:59 AM 2,311 Views 0 Comments

The company has developed a device that can treat heart conditions without major surgery.

The latest VC funding figures give mixed signals with numbers down but seed deals on the rise
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The latest VC funding figures give mixed signals with numbers down but seed deals on the rise

Sep 12th 2019, 1:00 AM 599 Views 0 Comments

An Irish Venture Capital Association report shows a growth in early-stage deals in the face of a wider drop.

# startups-and-tech - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

A group advocating share options says fintech firms are frozen out of the State's flagship scheme
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A group advocating share options says fintech firms are frozen out of the State's flagship scheme

Sep 11th 2019, 1:00 AM 389 Views 0 Comments

The Keep scheme excludes ‘financial activities’ and potentially cuts out some startups.

# startups-and-tech - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Food firm Strong Roots has raised over $18m to become a 'household brand' in the US and UK
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Food firm Strong Roots has raised over $18m to become a 'household brand' in the US and UK

Sep 10th 2019, 3:02 PM 4,053 Views 0 Comments

The company recently rolled out its frozen vegetable products in 3,000 US stores.

# startups-and-tech - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Winning the war for talent: how firms get the jump on hiring students as early as possible
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Winning the war for talent: how firms get the jump on hiring students as early as possible

Sep 7th 2019, 7:30 PM 15,199 Views 1 Comment

With the new college year dawning, companies will be watching closely for the skills coming on track.

# startups-and-tech - Friday 6 September, 2019

Medtech reps warn the industry is facing a 'cliff edge' with incoming EU rules
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Medtech reps warn the industry is facing a 'cliff edge' with incoming EU rules

Sep 6th 2019, 1:58 PM 947 Views 0 Comments

Critics say bottlenecks in compliance checks could lead to a shortfall in medical devices.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Applaud wants to make gig bookings for musicians flow much easier
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Applaud wants to make gig bookings for musicians flow much easier

Sep 5th 2019, 1:30 PM 385 Views 0 Comments

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out promising companies that are emerging from Ireland.

Winning the war for talent: how firms get the jump on hiring students as early as possible
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Winning the war for talent: how firms get the jump on hiring students as early as possible

Sep 5th 2019, 1:23 PM 470 Views 0 Comments

With the new college year dawning, companies will be watching closely for the skills coming on track.

# startups-and-tech - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Fintech giant Remitly has secured Irish approval to keep its services running post-Brexit
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Fintech giant Remitly has secured Irish approval to keep its services running post-Brexit

Sep 3rd 2019, 12:00 PM 1,104 Views 0 Comments

The company has been granted a payments licence and will be recruiting staff in Dublin.

# startups-and-tech - Monday 2 September, 2019

Applaud wants to make gig bookings for musicians flow much easier
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Applaud wants to make gig bookings for musicians flow much easier

Sep 2nd 2019, 12:00 PM 689 Views 0 Comments

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out promising companies that are emerging from Ireland.

# startups-and-tech - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Winning the war for talent: how firms get the jump on hiring students as early as possible
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Winning the war for talent: how firms get the jump on hiring students as early as possible

Sep 1st 2019, 1:00 AM 943 Views 0 Comments

With the new college year dawning, companies will be watching closely for the skills coming on track.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 29 August, 2019

WhatsApp is growing its Irish team that engages with law enforcement
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WhatsApp is growing its Irish team that engages with law enforcement

Aug 29th 2019, 1:49 PM 1,231 Views 0 Comments

Analysts are responsible for checking requests made by authorities like An Garda Síochána.

# startups-and-tech - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

A licence to scoot: what the future could hold for e-scooters in Ireland From Business ETC

A licence to scoot: what the future could hold for e-scooters in Ireland

Aug 28th 2019, 5:16 PM 3,052 Views 0 Comments

The Road Safety Authority recommends licences for operating vehicles and wearing helmets.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 22 August, 2019

WhatsApp is growing its Irish team that engages with law enforcement
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WhatsApp is growing its Irish team that engages with law enforcement

Aug 22nd 2019, 3:00 PM 757 Views 0 Comments

Analysts are responsible for checking requests made by authorities like An Garda Síochána.

How Votechnik is helping recyclers dispose of LCD products faster and safer
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How Votechnik is helping recyclers dispose of LCD products faster and safer

Aug 22nd 2019, 9:38 AM 319 Views 0 Comments

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out promising companies that are emerging from Ireland.

With swelling competition, Deliveroo's new Irish boss is laying out an ambitious expansion strategy
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With swelling competition, Deliveroo's new Irish boss is laying out an ambitious expansion strategy

Aug 22nd 2019, 9:30 AM 6,233 Views 24 Comments

Michael Healy is also calling for a change to self-employment laws that affect the company’s riders.

# startups-and-tech - Monday 19 August, 2019

With swelling competition, Deliveroo's new Irish boss is laying out an ambitious expansion strategy
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With swelling competition, Deliveroo's new Irish boss is laying out an ambitious expansion strategy

Aug 19th 2019, 5:00 PM 2,622 Views 0 Comments

Michael Healy is also calling for a change to self-employment laws that affect the company’s riders.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Dublin startup BidRecruit is taking the 'pain points' out of recruitment
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Dublin startup BidRecruit is taking the 'pain points' out of recruitment

Aug 15th 2019, 3:30 PM 425 Views 0 Comments

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out the latest promising companies emerging in Ireland.

Meet the man spearheading tech at the Digital Hub as its new technologist in residence
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Meet the man spearheading tech at the Digital Hub as its new technologist in residence

Aug 15th 2019, 3:22 PM 411 Views 0 Comments

Rodhán Hickey has just taken the reins as a ‘sort of’ chief technology officer for the Dublin innovation hub.

Ireland's electric vehicle future is facing a chicken-and-egg problem
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Ireland's electric vehicle future is facing a chicken-and-egg problem

Aug 15th 2019, 3:20 PM 7,908 Views 38 Comments

Registrations of EVs have increased the last six months but charge points are playing catch up.

# startups-and-tech - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Marine robot company Xocean has North America in its sights
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Marine robot company Xocean has North America in its sights

Aug 14th 2019, 3:00 PM 613 Views 0 Comments

The fast-growing outfit is expanding stateside as it plots its international expansion.

Ireland's tech scene is increasingly reliant on foreign jobseekers for talent
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Ireland's tech scene is increasingly reliant on foreign jobseekers for talent

Aug 14th 2019, 12:13 PM 956 Views 0 Comments

New data shows a challenge for tech in Ireland as talent is in demand.

# startups-and-tech - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

VR gaming arena Zero Latency is gearing up for expansion with the launch of its latest game
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VR gaming arena Zero Latency is gearing up for expansion with the launch of its latest game

Aug 13th 2019, 5:00 PM 798 Views 0 Comments

After raising €1 million last year and opening in Dublin in March, the company is now planning a UK launch.

Robotic surgeons and farm drones - Vodafone launches Ireland's first 5G network
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Robotic surgeons and farm drones - Vodafone launches Ireland's first 5G network

Aug 13th 2019, 1:35 PM 798 Views 0 Comments

The company is first out of the blocks in Ireland with the next generation of mobile connectivity.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Tines is building the automated channel for detecting and neutralising cyber threats
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Tines is building the automated channel for detecting and neutralising cyber threats

Aug 8th 2019, 3:11 PM 295 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the cybersecurity company.

Your crash course in... Just Eat and Takeaway.com's £9bn merger and the future of food delivery
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Your crash course in... Just Eat and Takeaway.com's £9bn merger and the future of food delivery

Aug 8th 2019, 3:03 PM 843 Views 0 Comments

The long-time rivals are joining forces as competition from Deliveroo and Uber Eats is unrelenting.

Revolut is bulking up its Irish base as it seeks approval from the Central Bank
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Revolut is bulking up its Irish base as it seeks approval from the Central Bank

Aug 8th 2019, 3:01 PM 15,856 Views 37 Comments

The company is the latest fintech giant to expand in Dublin.

# startups-and-tech - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Your crash course in... Just Eat and Takeaway.com's £9bn merger and the future of food delivery
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Your crash course in... Just Eat and Takeaway.com's £9bn merger and the future of food delivery

Aug 7th 2019, 12:17 PM 1,405 Views 0 Comments

The long-time rivals are joining forces as competition from Deliveroo and Uber Eats is unrelenting.

# startups-and-tech - Monday 5 August, 2019

Ireland is lagging behind its European neighbours in devising an AI strategy
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Ireland is lagging behind its European neighbours in devising an AI strategy

Aug 5th 2019, 3:00 PM 771 Views 0 Comments

The EU attempted to align national plans this summer – but not everyone’s on track.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 1 August, 2019

How Dublin startup Geowox is taking the grunt work out of property valuations
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How Dublin startup Geowox is taking the grunt work out of property valuations

Aug 1st 2019, 1:39 PM 1,290 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the prop-tech company.

Meet the DJ and the trumpet player who brought vinyl pressing back to north Dublin
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Meet the DJ and the trumpet player who brought vinyl pressing back to north Dublin

Aug 1st 2019, 1:38 PM 821 Views 0 Comments

Donagh Molloy and Hugh Scully revived the dying craft in Ireland as spinning the black circle is back in vogue.

# startups-and-tech - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

How do people make money playing Fortnite?
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How do people make money playing Fortnite?

Jul 30th 2019, 11:33 AM 860 Views 0 Comments

Live streaming, V-bucks and e-sports are all part of the online gaming world vocabulary.

# startups-and-tech - Monday 29 July, 2019

Ed-tech outfit Prodigy Learning is going to teach American children coding through Minecraft
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Ed-tech outfit Prodigy Learning is going to teach American children coding through Minecraft

Jul 29th 2019, 6:09 PM 437 Views 0 Comments

The company has signed a distribution deal with US firm Certiport.